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William Henry was born on January 18th, 1872 in Reedyville, Butler Co., Kentucky.1   William Henry's father was Samuel Wesley (Rev) Basham and his mother was Martha (Mary) Jane Williams.  His paternal grandparents were James Basham and Elizabeth DAVIS. He had five brothers named Alexander Campbell (Eleck), Silas Hardin Hailey, Samuel McClain, Granville Simpson and Heber Elliott.  He was the second youngest of the six children. He had two half-brothers and six half-sisters, named John Allen Davis, James Timothy Barkley, Margaret Elizabeth, Mary Towsend, Martha Francis, Olivia Caroline, Laura Ann and Olivia Victoria.  He died at the age of 75 on March 14th, 1947 in Louisville, Jefferson Co., Ky.1 

William Henry's first family with Letitia Frances Shrewsbury

‌William Henry and Letitia Frances were married in a religious ceremony on May 31st, 1894.1   They had four sons and a daughter, named James Bernard, Paul Wendell, Gus O'Rell, Travis Dayton and Alma Helen.

William Henry's second family with Sophia Zwahlin-Kocher

‌William Henry and Sophia were married in a religious ceremony on November 1st, 1917.1   They had a son and a daughter, named William Henry, Jr. and Living.

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